Dearest friends and family, Terry Wright passed from this world onto his next great adventure in early September, after a long illness. He is sorely missed. Donations may be made in his name to Friends of the River. For personal or business affairs, please contact his daughter.

Explore the world of geology as seen by Terry Wright, PhD. Check out terroirs, (soils and wine quality),Sonoma County virtual field trips, geology T-shirts and geologic designs, geology adventure travel, and personal stories of adventures to far-flung places like east Sierra, Africa, Death Valley, Alaska, Grand Canyon, and New England.

Life and happenings on my 10-acre ranch in Benton, east Sierra, and news of family and friends are linked as well. My Facebook page and blog page ( are under my name. Join in.


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William H. “Terry” Wright, PhD., Educational Consultant
Professor Emeritus, Geology, Sonoma State University (retired)
Box 279, Forestville, CA 95436